postteen

adjective
post·​teen | \ ˌpōst-ˈtēn How to pronounce postteen (audio) \

Definition of postteen

: occurring after one is no longer a teenager In this chapter, I define youth broadly as that period in an individual's life between childhood and adulthood. This period may include preteen, teen, and some postteen years.— Collins O. Airhihenbuwa

First Known Use of postteen

1938, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about postteen

Statistics for postteen

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for postteen

The first known use of postteen was in 1938

See more words from the same year

Comments on postteen

What made you want to look up postteen? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!